Myanmar 2050

Experts from various fields address the country’s future, stating that social change needs to start now.

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Activists Drop Reference to ’88 Uprising in Bid for Party Recognition

U Ko Ko Gyi said the prospective party will try calling itself the People's Party, after the Union Election Commission rejected two earlier names that drew public rebuke.


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A Relaxing Staycation at the Shangri-La

Don’t have time to get away? Relax at a local luxury hotel with monsoon season package deals.

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Australian Doctor Plays Crucial Role in Thai Cave Rescue Mission: Paper

Richard Harris undertook the dangerous dive to reach the 12 trapped boys and their coach and gave the final approval on their health, clearing the way for Sunday's rescue attempt.


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ANALYSIS: China’s ‘Firefighter’ Vice President Avoids Flames of US Trade War

As the flames of a trade war between China and the US grow, one top Chinese leader has been conspicuous for not taking a public role in the dispute - Vice President Wang Qishan.


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Japan Races to Find Survivors of Floods that Killed Nearly 100

Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble, racing to find survivors after rains unleashed widespread floods and landslides that killed nearly 100, with dozens missing.

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Thai Cave: Four Boys Saved, the Rest Wait for Rescue to Resume Monday

Four of 12 Thai schoolboys were rescued from a flooded cave in an operation to save the children and their soccer coach, who have been trapped underground for more than two weeks.


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First two Thai schoolboys rescued from flooded cave

Thirteen foreign divers and five members of Thailand's elite navy SEAL unit are trying to bring the rest of the boys

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Rescue operation to extract cave survivors has begun

Chief of the rescue mission said the first survivor should be brought out by 9 pm tonight. 

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